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Teen convicted in murder of Cherokee Trail High School student

An Arapahoe County jury on April 9 found Kenneth Gallegos, 19, guilty of first-degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Gallegos was found guilty of … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Arapahoe County residents who can’t drive have an ally

For seniors and people with disabilities or low income, navigating a car-centric world can be a daily hurdle. That’s why a Centennial resident has been working for years to connect the public to … more

Tri-County Health amends mask order to apply to indoors only, adds expiration date

The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in … more

Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Mountain Vista's Kelli Ell brings intensity to the volleyball court

Mountain Vista girls volleyball coach Doug Schafer calls senior Kelli Ell a fireball. And she showed why she got that label in a match on March 30 against top-ranked Chaparral. The 5 foot 8 inch … more

‘It is your business’: County names April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Douglas County commissioners adopted a resolution at its March 23 business meeting recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The commissioners did so “recognizing that the prevention of … more

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was voluntarily closed … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Cherry Creek School District picks chief of staff as new superintendent

Two months after the superintendent of one of the largest school districts in the state announced his retirement, the district's school board selected a familiar face to succeed him. The Cherry Creek … more

Englewood says July 4 fireworks show is a go

As Colorado's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a plateau that shows signs of rising again, the City of Englewood plans to hold a July 4 fireworks show where an estimated 20,000-plus … more

At The Thinkery, a place for kids to grow and create

After a year defined by online education, Jennifer Winslow and Sophia Sun are betting youngsters are ready to get together and get real again.   Winslow and Sun run The Thinkery, a … more

Victim’s family seeks memorial in unsolved hit-run death

As the months tick by since the still-unsolved hit-and-run death of Carl Howard, his loved ones are hoping to memorialize the man whose death gouged a devastating wound in their … more

ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry … more

New Englewood city councilmember brings budget background

Steven Ward may not have a background in elected office, but he's no stranger to city service. “In my mind, being connected with your local community and local government is really important. I … more

New bridge, added lanes planned for Englewood's Broadway-285 interchange

An aging bridge and the major east-west highway that runs beneath it are set for construction from mid-2022 to the end of 2023 in a project that hopes to better accommodate traffic on two of … more

Arapahoe County moves to blue on dial of COVID-19 restrictions

After meeting the required metrics for local coronavirus spread over the preceding seven days, Arapahoe became the latest Denver-area county to move to level blue on Colorado's dial of restrictions, … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Top player ready to do what's needed at Mountain Vista

Ben Bowen is doing what he claims is “whatever” for the Mountain Vista boys basketball team. Bowen, a 6-5 senior who will be heading next season to the University of Wyoming to play basketball, … more

Aspen Grove could see overhaul

Aspen Grove shopping center in south Littleton could be headed for a total overhaul into a mixed-use residential, retail and office complex, if plans proposed by its owners move forward. Gerrity … more

Gender-neutral pronouns, race issues debated at Englewood City Council retreat

The topics of gender-neutral pronouns and systemic racism made their way into the Englewood City Council's annual meeting about priorities for city policies, embroiling councilmembers in … more
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